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Another marker for Crocosmia paniculata is the presence of pleated leaves.
That's a common name I have never heard before!
How to take close-ups with only a cheap phone and a hand-lens...
Like sparrow-grass for Asparagus and galliant soldier for Galinsoga, Aunt Eliza is a "folk etymology" from a generic name - in this case the no longer current Antholyza.
Lovely, thank you Stewart! Antho-lyza, Aunt Eliza, yes, I can see that.
"Origin of Antholyza: NL, irreg. fr. 1anth- + Gk lyssa rage, rabies; fr. the gaping perianth, felt to resemble the open jaws of a rabid dog"
I shall never look at the humble crocosmia in quite the same way again....